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for the country with the 9/11 anniversary and anti-american violence over seas there is word tonight ha the fbi has exposed an apparent homegrown terror plot in chicago involving an american teenager. the feds arresting an 18-year-old man who they say tried to detonate a car bomb outside a chicago bar. what he apparently department know was that the fbi was in on it from the start and the bomb was a fake. nbc's john yang is in our chicago newsroom with more. was anyone put at risk here? >> reporter: law enforcement officials stressed to nbc news that no one was ever at risk. the bomb was a phony. the suspect, 18-year-old adal daud had no weapons training and is not a member or connected with any terrorist group -- international terrorist group. according to this 35-page criminal complaint he was spotted by the fbi online talking jihad and talking about attacking americans. an undercover fbi agent got in touch with him. in the course of their discussions he came up with this plot to attack a target in chicago. and last night, according to the fbi, he was given a phony bomb, drove it in a jeep ch
into the house, all of the dea, fbi and locals came in single file line with automatic weapons, pointed at me freeze, get on the ground. >> he had been caught in a drug sting, spearheaded by a hard nosed federal prosecutor, larry beaumont. >> we scooped him up in an operation that i ran, we called it operation snow ploy. >> in court, beaumont showed keene no mercy. >> he was coming at you on all fours? >> oh, god, he was a bulldog. >> jimmy was convicted and slapped with a ten year sentence. >> it was a pretty stiff sentence. i knew he didn't expect ten years in that case. >> your father was in the courtroom. >> right. i knew i let him down, probably one of the biggest ways you could let somebody down. >> keene's future was bleak. he faced ten years away from his glamorous life, the fast women, the fancy cars, the big bucks. in 1998 just when all hope seemed lost, his old nemesis, beaumont, came to him with an offer of freedom, attached to that accordion file he slid across the table. in return, keene would have to agree to risk everything and become an undercover informant in one of the roug
to bring those who killed our fellow americans to justice. >> reporter: the fbi is sending a team from new york to germany, then ben ghazbenghazi. they said they're looking for more. >> we have to protect our people. we have to protect the americans. >> reporter: secretary of state hillary clinton identified the two security guards who were killed. >> they were good and great men. they were committed to the cause of building a brighter future for the people of libya. >> reporter: in washington and on the campaign trail, republicans are pushing the obama administration. >> the world needs american leadership. >> no mixed signals. >> reporter: and blamed protests on the arab spring gone bad. >> what this is all about is american weakness and the president's inability to lead. >> reporter: also we've learned this morning that the fbi will be looking into the man who created that film that touched off this violence and they make it very clear that they're looking at him. apparently he was on probation and not supposed to be using the internet. their investigation, they say, is not centered aro
building in oklahoma city was bombed. the fbi focused its resources on that case. the hunt for randolph dial and bobbi parker long since cold was quietly back burnered. >> every time i'd hear of a body being found, you know, i'd hold my breath and wait. but i just wouldn't accept she was dead. >> by now, bobbi and dial were working on a small farm in east texas. dial calling himself richard deal and introducing bobbi as his wife samantha. >> to survive i became samantha. >> who was samantha sdmeel. >> s-- samantha deal? >> she was lonely, hurt. and trying to make it day by day, minute to minute. >> when you would approach another human being, did you want to just shout out, i'm being held against my will, get me out of here? >> i became fearful if i did something that was not approved. the revenge of dial was great. >> dial seemed ever more confident. in 1997 after three years on the lam, he started a pottery company called terra cotta gardens. >> dial advertised it on the radio, did an interview on the radio. >> unbelievably, the attention led to an invitation for the fugitive killer t
was the fbi. a team of agents arrived in benghazi today to sift through the ashes and look for clues. before arriving here, the fbi spent hours interviewing witnesses and victims evacuated to germany. they are also receiving cooperation from the libyan government who say they have several suspects in their custody, who possibly have important information about the attack. >> amon, thank you for your reporting. u.s. officials report tonight that two u.s. service members were killed, several others wounded in a taliban attack on a joint u.s.-british base in afghanistan, the same camp where prince harry was based. although we're told he was not injured or near this attack, earlier this week the taliban had threatened to do everything in its power to kill prince harry on the job, after british forces publicly announced his deployment to that base. >>> and now to chicago, where after five days of the teacher strike that has idled 400,000 kids, both sides say a deal is at hand. our chief education correspondent, rehema ellis, is with us from chicago. >> reporter: good evening, the heavy lifting is
was the strongest month since 2009. signs of recovery in the housing market. the fbi is the night and apple hack attack. amazon has something new to show off tomorrow. jane king has the bloomberg business report. >> look for a big announcement from amazon tomorrow. they may show off at least three new gadgets. they could also have a new reader to compete with the nook. nokia will release new smartphones based on the windows 8 operating system. they are also starting a new music service. a hackeer claims to have stolen information from 12 million apple users -- a hacker. the fbi says there was no evidence indicating an fbi laptop was ever compromised. stocks ended the mixed yesterday. the bloomberg maryland index was higher on strong gains from sourcefire. an offer at starbucks today. atte camein spice lot to back yesterday. at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king, bloomberg news, for wbal-tv 11 news. >> was that on the menu? 6:20. 77 degrees on tv hill. the orioles on top of the a.l. east in september. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers. the car on the left
the evidence before him. so he called the fbi. >> i started to get sequestick stomach. i realized this was a big ripoff going on. >> reporter: from what you could see right there, how big did you think it was? >> i could see there was $775,000 had gone in and out of this account in one month of september. >> in one month? >> one month. >> reporter: what did the fbi then say to you? what plan did they come up with? >> first of all they wanted me to cokeep my mouth shut. >> reporter: he did just that. for 5 1/2 months, the fbi secretly scoured dixon's finances. all the while the mayor and clerk who tipped him off had to act business as usual. you are coming in here every day, you know what you know. you are looking at her, she must not have had any idea that you knew? >> oh, i don't think she did. i don't think she did. >> reporter: until the morning last april when the fbi came to city hall to pay rita a visit. >> she come wheeling right in this door here. and i said, good morning, rilta. she said good morning. and i said three gentlemen would look to talk to you. one agent identif
in downtown chicago. he was arrested friday night. fbi agents. tending to be extremist gave him a phony car bomb had arrested him after he tried to detonate it. >>> thousands of striking chicago teachers rallied today in union park as union leaders try to hammer out an agreement to end a weeklong walkout. the main issues are job security and a new teacher evaluation process. both sides are hopeful that the strike will end and students to return to class on monday. i >>> an italian casa magazine was the next to publish the topless photos of the duchess of cambridge. publishers say they will carry the photos despite the threat of legal action. a french magazine was sued after they ran the photos of kate mittal 10 that while they were on vacation. >>> so many possible segues, but i will not use nearly one of them. >> a gorgeous day today. we will do it again tomorrow, then deal with a storm. right now, 60 ♪ ♪ >>> live entertainment on three stages highlighted the african- american cultural festival in towson. it featured food, fun, and historical exhibits. >> a lot of attractions, a lot of
information we have at present. first of all, there's an fbi investigation that's ongoing. and we look to that investigation to give us the definitive word as to what transpyred. but putting together the best information we have available to us today, our current assessment is that what happened in benghazi in fact was initially a spontaneous reaction to what transpired hours before in cairo, almost a copycat of the demonstrations against our facility in cairo which were prompted of course by the video. >> there was a caveat there. she said the fbi was still investigating. but the thought was it was a spontaneous reaction. a couple of days before that, the libyan president said, no, in fact, al qaeda was behind this attack. and then days later, after ambassador rice is on this program and other programs, the president's spokesman jay carney says this. it is, i think, self-evident that what happened in benghazi was a terrorist attack. well, if it was self-evident, why didn't the president call this exactly what it was, an act of terror on the anniversary of 9/11? >> well, this is an eve
reservation. the plane was ordered back and police and fbi agents boarded the aircraft, guns drawn. this man was sitting next to shell when a policeman carrying his weapon stopped at their row. >> right alongside my face with the rifle and about that time an abrupt, 90-degree turn and pointed it at the guy sitting next to me. >> reporter: late today fbi agents questioned shell's ex-girlfriend and her boyfriend investigating whether the hoax was an act of revenge over a personal dispute timed for shell's birthday. though no one was hurt police and airline officials say it was a costly hoax. >> look at the resources ex-pendletexpen expended and delays to passenger, expense to agencies involved and the airport authorities. >> reporter: whoever made the hoax call could face serious federal charges, including the possibility of prison time. pete williams, nbc news, washington. >>> up next here tonight the need for speed on the american road. at least in texas. and proof that there is no privacy anymore anywhere. we can now spy on the mars rover. flu protection with a 90% smaller needle. a 90% sma
for hackers now. >> the hackers claim they got the numbers from an fbi surveillance program. the fbi says that is totally false. apple programmers are using away from rigid moving away from using the numbers in apps, but experts say the only solution may be a new iphone or ipad. >> there is growing hostility between google and apple. changes are being made because google and apple did not regulate five-year licensing agreements. the operating system that runs apple's popular devices. >> the senate debate has been raging for years, should the u.s. get rid of the penny? one store in vermont has gone ahead and taken pennies out of the cash for completely. they are doing away with labels that end in 99 cents. they are rounding up in the customer's favor. >> the most i can possibly lose on any transaction is four since. >> canada has already stopped production of the coin, which cost nearly 2.5 times more to produce than it is worth, but there is still support to keep the pity around, especially for charities like the salvation army. we are getting a lot of responses on facebook, too. brooks s
is over at the news desk. good morning. >>> good morning, jenna and lester. good morning, everyone. fbi agents have arrest add man they say planned to detonate a car bomb outside a bar in downtown chicago. more now from nbc's michelle franzen. >> reporter: authorities say a bar in chicago's busy downtown was the target friday night of an alleged car bomb plot. planned in a detailed criminal complaint by 18-year-old adele daoud who was arrested by undercover fbi agents after he allegedly tried to dead nate what he believed were real explosives in a vehicle he parked in front of the bar. >> credit is due to the fbi for literally discovering a needle in a haystack. >> reporter: federal prosecutors say the suspect was under watch of authorities for months after he posted material on the internet righting to violent jihad and the killing of americans. >> they went under cover by pretending to be terrorist colleagues who could help him in his plans to carry out an attack. >> reporter: authorities say daoud allegedly drafted a list of approximate lip 29 potential targets including military rec
. >> already the fbi is headed to the countries to investigate. the libyan authorities vowed to halt the u.s. seek justice. nbc news. >> members of the maryland muslim council are condemning the violence in libya and egypt. >> we want to emphasize the killing of diplomats and ambassadors is in no way allowed in our religion. and anyone who does it is not doing the right thing in any way. and we stand with our american brothers and sisters in condemning this violence. >> the council gathered at the mosque in woodland on thursday. it has a congregation of 10,000 people. new at noon, baltimore county police have arrested a suspect in the murder of an elderly couple. and police say they consider matthew a suspect in the death of his grandparents. they suffered a traumatic injury. he has been found on an oklahoma. we are told he is in a local hospital there. baltimore county detectives have traveled to the state and are waiting to interview him. >> baltimore county police are investigating two separate garage fires. about two hours later, there was another fire in a garage. crews are on the sce
and that they have more militants under surveillance. an fbi team is expected to arrive soon, and reinforcement, about 50 marines have already arrived at the u.s. embassy in tripoli. >> all right, richard engel, back in cairo tonight. thank you, richard, we'll have more on this anti-islam film in just a second. >>> but first, we're learning more tonight about the other americans killed in the raid on our consulate that took the life of the u.s. ambassador. two of them were former navy seals who were working on a private security detail, one just identified today as tyrone woods, a 22 year military veteran, a father of two. the other, winchester mass, also remembered for his spirit and service. >> reporter: a former navy seal, 42-year-old glenn dori was working in libya as a private security contractor when the group of militants stormed the complex. today at his mother's home, a stream of mourners filed in all day. doherty's sister, indicate quigley, offered a statement about her brother. >> glenn lived his life to the fullest. he was my brother, but theirs as well. >> reporter: before being a
at our consulate in benghazi. the u.s., fbi cooperating in people helping christopher stevens. they ended up taking him in a private car. >> tracie potts for us in washington. thanks so much. >>> well, now here's a look at other stories making news today in america. in dallas, frightening video and it shows the moment when two women were struck by a hit and run driver and they drove down an embankment to escape. they had pulled over on a highway off ramp because of a flat tire. police were responding to that call when the hit and run happened right in front of them. the other driver remains on the loose joompt in georgia, an even more bizarre hit and run. someone plowed right into a house in the middle of the night while two people were inside. they didn't even know it happened until the next morning when they woke up and they found a good chunk of their house gone. >>> in oregon, rescuers did a perfect job of saving a kitten trapped beneath a basement in a drain pipe. it took firefighters and a plumber about six hours to free the little guy. >>> finally, in our nation's capitol, the stor
of vandalism appeared to be targeting mosques in virginia. fbi officials said on friday, worshipers at the islamic center of the shallot -- shenandoah valley arrived at their prayer service to find graffiti on the windows. the windows of about 30 cars were smashed in falls church. authorities are looking into whether the events are related to angry anti-u.s. protests in the muslim world about a film produced about the prophet muhammad. employees at a nursing home or now facing a new battle. the investigation is next. how the kennedy center plans to improve the arts program. a big announcement concerning the coaches on nbc's "the voice." >> the forecast is up next. >> the forecast is up next. suggs numerous deficiencies and finds forced american force to maryland nursing home to close. as barry simms explains, their health care coverage is yet another issue. >> it left all of us in a bind. >> the doors are locked at harborside nursing and rehabilitation center. former employees of the facility say it officially closed last week. only essential personnel are here. now some of the 71 l
an fbi team from getting to the crime scene, having to work instead from libya's capitol city of tripoli, 400 miles away. a official said that while that is limited, it is more important to question people in libya thought to know about the attack. and he says the process is yielding more valuable information. one other note, peter king, chairman of the house committee, said that ambassador susan wright should resign because of her statement. >>> all right, we want to turn to andrea mitchell, chief foreign correspondent, and andrea how rare is it for the intelligence committee to come out and acknowledge they got it wrong initially, and is it having any effect on the response here? >> reporter: well, first of all it is very, very rare for them to make this type of admission. and politics are clearly in play. the questions are being asked, why did they get it wrong? was it because of a coverup, or was it because they were trying to avoid acknowledging mistakes this close to the election? so there is always a political consequence, and certainly's tonight, the white house is strongly defen
. >> these warships are on their way to the libyan coast, as well as dozens of marines and fbi evidence teams as the u.s. disc -- whether the violence was actually planned. >> the question is, was there a series underlying extremists or terrorist act and if so, home. >> we cannot say for sure or for certain it is an al-qaeda event. it has all the hallmarks. but we could determine overtime their baby another organization. >> muslim activists denounced the attacks. >> i condemn them and to note that they are not in keeping with the principles of the islamic printable of justice. >> on the floor of congress, senator john mccain cautioned the libyan assault does not represent the people. >> that is not the real libya. the libya chris stevens knew and learned to love so well. >> the state department has issued a travel and a rise against libya. we are seeing the u.s. stepped up security and diplomatic outposts around the world, including obviously in some of the areas where we are seeing the crowds gather. >> we are learning of a similar protest in yemen. what can you tell us about that? >> one of these lo
. natalie is off, tamron hall at the news desk. >> good morning, everyone. the fbi investigating the motive behind a plain location has forced a us airways flight to turn around midair and head back to the airport. pete williams is in washington this week. good morning, pete. >> reporter: tamron, good morning. a passenger aboard that us airways flight in pennsylvania to see a family in texas is at the center of all this. the fbi said he was a completely innocent victim unaware of what was in store. christopher shell of philadelphia intended thursday to be a celebration of his birthday. instead he was twice taken into custody by police at two different airports in handcuffs. he had just settled in for a morning us airways flight to dallas when he posted this on his facebook page, quote, we just spent a half hour in the air onto be notified the plane has technical difficulties and have to fly back. >> going back to texas for his birthday. the company he worked for was paying for him to go back. said he had broke up with his girlfriend. >> reporter: moments later a stunned christopher shell wa
love triangle may be to blame. more from nbc's charles hadlock. >> reporter: the fbi says 26-year-old kenneth w. smith jr. of philadelphia admitted making the telephone call to police that forced the us airways jet bound for dallas to turn around in midair. >> no comment, please. >> reporter: but that was the beginning of a high-flying drama that resulted in the arrest of a man who used to date smith's girlfriend. in the phone call, authorities say smith claimed that christopher schell, a passenger on the plane, was carrying a liquid explosive. a s.w.a.t. team surrounded the plane in philadelphia and removed schell in handcuffs but they found no explosives. steve mcneil was sitting next to him. >> going back to texas for a birthday. the company he was works for was paying for him to go back, said he just broke up with his girlfriend. >> reporter: schell told authorities that he believed his ex-girlfriend and smith were responsible for the phone call threat. schell was released without charges and allowed to fly on to dallas. the fbi arrested smith and charged him with giving false
around the world, and says it will not comment further on details pending an fbi investigation. lisa meyers, nbc news, washington. >>> and tonight, a recording of mitt romney at a private fundraiser has gone public in rema remarks he thought would stay among those in the room. the gop presidential candidate is heard giving a snap shot of the electorate that will raise eyebrows when heard. the recording was released to the liberal magazine "mother jones." before we talk about it we want to play a portion of it. >> for the past three years, how are you going to do it, in two months before the elections? >> well, there are 47 percent of the people who were with them, who are depending, who believe they are governments, who believe they have responsibility, who believe they're entitled to health care, to food, you name it. entitlements, government o-- an they will open this no matter what. and the president starts off with 48-49 -- he starts off with a huge number, these are people who pay no income tax. 47% of americans pay no income tax. so our message of no taxes, doesn't connect, we'
. the doctrine too brazen? were we warned? and the details on what the c.i.a. and the f.b.i. knew about a possible attack on the world trade center before 9-11:who will take the heat? clinton, bush? or the spies who couldn't see straight? the sounds of the democrats. tom daschle calls the bush economy atrorks but has no democratic alternative. unable to challenge the president's war or his tax cuts, are the democrats afraid to fight for anything? we were debating invasion of iraq back then. the panel on that first show, david brooks, then of the whitley standard and the new republics, michelle cotto. i asked about the advice george w. bush was getting from some of his father's old team. why do the bushies, older bushies tend to be anti-war and maybe more pro arab, is that it? >> etc. not that. they came from an east coast foreign policy establishment that believed in the chess game. the more southern southwestern, more conservative, more religiously influenced conservative republicans, believe in morality. and democracy. >> why -- and assert american power. but they don't want to dot cl
were unable to protect him. >> libyan authorities and the fbi are cooperating. libya is running the investigation into his death. >> these are the people who were the losers. these are the al qaeda type elements that are seeking to overthrow what has been achieved. >> protests around the region continue with some countries unable to protect our embassies. >> " we had government that had a lot of will to protect the spill may have overestimated the four cases and had to augment. >> for now our embassy in kabul is closed. tracie potts, wbal-tv 11 news. >> baltimore city police are investigating a late-night shooting. it happened just before 10:30 last night. a man was found suffering from a gunshot wound. homicide detectives were called to the scene. a rash of car break-ins has residents on alert this morning. >> kim dacey is live outside county police headquarters in towson. >> most of these were crimes of opportunities. people left their cars unlocked. police say there's a string of a least 30 car break-ins over the past two weeks. homeowners say they rifled through the cars and
as the evacuation happened, the fbi was launching an investigation. the veteran diplomats going back to the reagan years urged the critics to call a time out. >> i think it is very important we don't play politics with this. we have american lives at stake. our embassy, they're at out posts that are very dangerous. >> reporter: and more on how effective chris stevens was as an ambassador, an out pouring from others expressing sadness over his death. >> what a tragedy for the state department and others, andrea thank you. >>> as far as a u.s. military response tonight. our correspondent reports one u.s. navy destroyer has arrived off the coast of libya tonight. a second is expected tomorrow. 60 u.s. marines are being moved into libya to beef up security. the marines traditionally defend all larger u.s. embassies from around the world. with us, michael lighter, a former director of of the u.s. national countterrorism center. if that was indeed what spawned the rage in cairo, somebody i spoke to said there is great reason to believe that the attack on benghazi was different, more concerted, more orga
. the f.b.i. is making it clear they are not investigating the content of the film. tracy potts, wbal-tv 11 news. >> good morning. kim dacey checking on your morning commute. we have a couple of accidents on the beltaway one on the outer loop by edmondson avenue. all but one lane getting by. that's causing quite a backup. northbound 95 at 100 a report of a crash coming into us there and at route one in howard county, a crash there and jessup at washington beloved. and in sykesville a deer in the road. the outer loop west side of the beltaway at edmonton avenue is where the crash is if we can bring up the camera. you can see the accident scene from our camera. just one lane squeezing by, causing big delays down west side outer loop. consider an alternate route for the time being. 83, at the harrisburg expressaway looking good in both directions. >> good morning, everyone. i think it will change a little bit for us as high pressure slides off the coast and a series of fronts will come in from the northwest. there's a little bit of precipitation coming through overnight. so we will put i
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, but the city was unable to protect him. >> the u.s. says libyan authorities and the fbi are cooperating, but libya is running the investigation into stevens' death. >> these are not the people who were demonstrating for democracy. these are the people who are the losers. these are the al qaeda-type elements that are seeking to overthrow what has been achieved. >> anti-american protests around the region continue with some countries unable to protect our embassies. >> we had governments that had a lot of will to protect us but may have overestimated the capability of the forces that they had around and had to augment. >> for now our embassy in kabul is closed. americans are warned not to travel to afghanistan. tracie potts, wbal-tv 11 news. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> we have a handful of accidents that we are tracking. the roads are wet. 424 at 450, a crash you want to avoid. down to 19 miles per hour at the west side beginning at reisterstown road. that is backing up traffic on southbound 795. in the city, eagle street, a crash. another at wolfe street a
, and the fbi is investigating a possible al qaeda link, and an issue that secretary of state hillary clinton discussed total. meanwhile, ann curry set down with the president of libya to discuss the situation. >> reporter: would you call the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi an act of terrorism? >> i have no doubt about that. and it is a pre-planned act of terrorism directed against american citizens. >> reporter: you're confirming that rpgs were used in the original attack? >> mortars -- >> reporter: they were used in the attack? >> yes. >> reporter: and do you know how many mortars were used? >> about 500. >> reporter: and you were saying they're fired with such accuracy that this could not have been done by somebody who didn't have experience? >> experience and knew what he was doing. >> reporter: and this is what is helping to convince you that this was a pre-planned attack, not a reaction to a controversial movie? >> yes, i have no doubt about this. >> reporter: do you think the movie had anything to do with this attack on the consulate? >> not on this attack, not on this attack,
to attend a memorial service for the americans killed there. now that the fbi is on scene, the u.s. acknowledged reports of a protest gone wild were wrong. jay carney said i think that what happened in benghazi was a terrorist attack. president obama was asked at that at a forum today. >> what we do know is that the natural protests that arose because of the outrage over the video were used as an excuse by extremists to see if they can also directly harm u.s. interests. >> reporter: intelligence officials now believe it could have been a planned attack all along, looking like a protest. today, officials briefed top members of congress. >> i think the story now is that there was not a demonstration. this was a pre-planned attack. >> reporter: but after the killings, the administration blamed it on protests sparked by the anti-islamist video. >> what happened in benghazi was a spontaneous reaction to what had happened hours before in cairo. >> reporter: franchiustrated, j mccain lashed out at officials for not pointing to al qaeda members. >> i was shocked they thought it was a spo
. >> the fbi is trying to figure out whether bomb threats at two universities this morning were related. students and employees at the university of texas and north dakota state were ordered to evacuate for a time after both schools say they received threats, one of them claiming affiliation with al qaeda. >> there were two calls at about the same time this morning, both warning of bombs planted on two college campuses about 1,000 miles apart. the university of texas in austin. >> we had a threat of an explosive. a group of explosives. >> and north dakota state in fargo. >> the campus evacuated in a timely, orderly fashion. this is a scenario we have practiced and plan for and unfortunately have to put into practice right now. then as students, faculty, and staff moved out of both schools, local swat teams and federal agents rushed in, securing and searching several buildings across each get the spirit within a few hours, sounding the all clear. >> we are extremely confident that the campus is safe. we are allowing people back into the buildings. >> back but not completely confident as
done. >> it was on my mind. >> according to the wall street analysis of the f.b.i.'s crime report, baltimore is the ninth most dangerous city in the u.s. you selected a new police commissioner. how will he change that? >> he has a strong reputation in long beach and oakland of dramatically reducing crime. he believes we not only have to target our most violent offenders but we have to engage the community. when i was planning to choose the commissioner, i had interviews with 40 different community leaders from across the city and they were all begging to be more engaged in the crime fight and that's what the commissioner believes in, community andthe using them as partners. >> let me ask you this, what you hear from people and the rank and file that why do you need to go outside of baltimore? there's plenty of home grown talent. >> we have great talent in baltimore but i'm committed to making sure we bring the best we can find in every area and i think in baltimore sometimes we think you can only get good people from inside the the city limits but i don't believe that. i believe y
of teamsters that idolize this man. >> the fbi said the mob would never have taken his body to this residential neighborhood too, many people could have noticed but if there was a burial here that escaped attention then, this discovery most certainly would not. i'm emily schmidt reporting. >> police say the soil sample results should be available by late monday, but they are adding that digging up, if it didn't turn up any bones or body parts so far. the people that owned the property moved in after the alleged burial. there have been other potential leads over the years and searchs for hoffa in the past with no success. >> the highway project is under way in l.a. this morning. called the busiest freeway in america, ten miles of the 405 are shut down for the weekend to work on the car pool lane, the bridges and the ramps. one of the goals is to create the longest car pool lane, 73 miles. 405 is a major road way connecting the san fernando valley and the airport. officials have been urging people to stay off the roads. >> maybe today they can go get a free cup of coffee. it is national coffee da
to blame big brother say that it acquired 12 million udid numbers from an fbi surveillance program, but the fbi says it's not the source, saying in a statement on twitter we never had info in question. bottom line, totally false. and now an orlando company that works with multiple online magazine publishers, bluetoad.com, says it's the inadvertent source. >> in response to this we've brought in an independent team evaluating and confirming what happened to put things in place so that this doesn't happen again. >> reporter: is that door closed? >> the door is absolutely closed. >> reporter: closed in part thanks schuetz, a virginia-based security analyst who determined the file was not an fbi file, and rather that it came from bluetoad.com. >> everybody goes crazy about the government having this information but they never think it's bad that corporations might have this information, and more often than not it's the corporations who are tracking all this stuff. >> reporter: so folks are now wondering well, what if my phone is compromised, how do i know? to get the udid number, here'
's an fbi investigation that's ongoing and we look to that investigation to give us the definitive word as to what transpired. but putting together the best information that we have available to us today, our current assessment is that what happened in benghazi was, in fact, initially a spontaneous reaction to what had just transpired hours before in cairo, almost a copycat of the demonstrations against our facility in cairo, which were prompted, of course, by the video. what we think then transpired in benghazi is that opportunistic extremist elements came to the consulate as this was unfolding. they came with heavy weapons, which unfortunately, are readily available in postrevolutionary libya. and it escalated into a much more violent episode. obviously, that's our best judgment now. we'll await the results of the investigation, and the president has been very clear we'll work with the libyan authorities to bring those responsible to justice. >> was there a failure here that this administration is responsible for, whether it's an intelligence failure, a failure to see this coming, or
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and the s.w.a.t. team back here. it was a little weird. >> several fbi and atf agents came in from the back of the plane and walked up to the middle of the plane and pointed guns at a particular passenger and told him to put his hands in front of the seat. >> reporter: they handcuffed shell and took him off the plane. >> and i could see him out the window. they were frisking him and had his hands down on the ground. >> reporter: as fbi agents questioned shell and frisked his bags they realized he was no terrorist or mad bomber. >> this was a hoax and a pretty nasty trick was played on a passenger, and it resulted in -- in really a threat to all of the passengers. >> reporter: according to the affidavit, shell told investigators he believed his ex-girlfriend ann mary and her boyfriend kenny were responsible for making the phone call tip to police, that he and kenny recently had hostile exchanges. >> i don't believe that my client had any ill will or meant any harm or any disruption of service. >> reporter: kenneth smith tells "today" he made the call because he was angry at shell for posting
. >>> the fbi is investigating an airline bomb threat on monday that led to a heated exchange an new york's jfk airport. two planes were stopped on the tarmac after an anonymous threat. the pilot of one flight felt he was not getting enough information from the control tower. take a listen to his response. >> okay. we're surrounded by emergency vehicles. there's a reason for this. somebody's got to give us the reason or we're going to evacuate the aircraft. you've got 60 second. >> both planes were checked for explosives and cleared to proceed to their thermotermials. >>> olympic snowboarding champion shaun whyte was released after his arrest on charges of public intoxication and vandalism. police say white is accused of pulling a fire alarm and destroying a hotel phone. >>> and here's a fellow you'll be seeing a lot of. he's the mascot for the 2014 world cup soccer tournament in brazil. he's an endangered three-banded armadillo. brazilians will get to select among three name choices. it's 7:21. cute guy. >> translation, please. >> no real -- >> majoubi has to be about being amorous, having fri
the building. >>> the fbi is disputing a computer hacker's claim information on millions of apple iphone, ipod was obtained by hacking into an fbi's laptop. on sunday the group posted what they claimed to be a partial list of information. some security experts say they believe at least some of the data is genuine. >>> army corps of engineers will investigate whether the fortified system that protected new orleans from flooding during hurricane isaac last week pushed floodwaters instead to surrounding rural areas. >>> a new study finds many doctors may be giving up too soon when it comes to cpr. it fipds giving cpr nine more minutes than the average amount gives patients a better chance of surviving. there's currently no clear guidelines for hospitals about how long to continue cpr. the study was published in the lancet. >>> penn state said jerry sandusky sex abuse scandal has already cost the school nearly $17 million. that includes legal fees and payments to consultants and public relations firms. penn state says the money will come from insurance policies and other sources and not from tu
of the federal government that we need from the fbi to the faa. you can't possibly do all of those things. that was my problem. how does the math add up? so to me, he's still at war with math. and i think that's where "the wall street journal" editorial is quite a positive. how are you going to do these things? i believe this time is different. i think the american people really do want a plan. they want one from romney. they want one from obama. and i think they will reward someone who they feel has laid down a credible plan, and please, please, don't tell me it isn't going to hurt. there's no way we get out of this hole without working. they want it to be real. they want it to be fair. the wealthy pay more. everybody pays something. and they want it to be aspirational. they want it to be not just about balancing the budget, but making this country rich. >> doris kearns goodwin there is this appetite for substance for a credible plan but campaigns are still, in many cases, about style over substance. here's the week magazine and on the cover it says unveiling mitt 2.0 the gop convention'
. the fbi will also go over and do a forensic examination. and with that, we'll start to get indications of who might have been responsible. but ultimately, we still are going to be very reliant on the government of libya. and thankfully, they have said and done all the right things thus far to pursue this and also secure our institutions in the future. >> thanks for your perspective this morning. i appreciate it. >> my pleasure, good to see you. >> you too. it's 7:09, here's savannah. >>> thanks. senator john mccain was a key advocate for early u.s. intervention in libya and a friend of chris stevens. good morning. >> good morning. >> do you believe that ambassador stevens was the intended target of terrorists? >> i do. i think the indications of how this attack was carried out clearly indicate that's the case. and i'd remind you, savannah, that they just went through a very bloody conflict and there's thousands of weapons in libya. they have a very weak government. this is their first experiment in democracy. the al qaeda elements are throughout the country. their borders are poor, and
, what can you tell us? >> reporter: good morning, kate. we understand that an fbi team of special agents has arrived here in benghazi. they're keeping a low profile for security reasons and are expected to at some point begin investigating what exactly happened at that consulate. they're going to sift through the ashes and look for any clues that can identify any individuals involved in that attack. we know that the u.s. military has deployed its resources, including drones and other intelligence gathering mechanisms to try to keep an eye and ear out for any of these people involved. they're getting a lot of cooperation from the libyan government. the libyan government says that they believe this was a pre-planned attack, not an outburst of spontaneous violence. and they're also saying that they have four individuals in custody that they are questioning who may have possibly important information that could benefit the americans. they also have several other individuals under surveillance. but as we've seen in the past, one of the more difficult things here on the ground is to actually m
the fbi razed a 3,000-foot barn and dug under it. once the leader of the teamst s teamsters, the nation's largest union, hoffa's connection to organized crime kept him in hot water. >> i believe he was in a power struggle and was killed by an organized crime figure. >> reporter: that possibility could also explain the long silence. >> i mean, he's terrified right now. i can hear his voice trembling yesterday when i was talking to him. >> reporter: could this be where the 37-year search for hoffa finally ends? >> we have never advocate that had this is jimmy hoffa's resting place. we're strictly investigating this as a cold case homicide, and that has been our focus since the beginning. if it somehow happens to be mr. hoffa, well, great, it will end a major mystery. >> reporter: police say it will take about two hours to take a core soil sample that will be sent to a forensic anthropologist at michigan state university, and if they find signs of human remains, then they are going to dig this driveway up. >> 37 years on still looking for jimmy hoffa. once again to savannah. >> harmony and
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